Revista de Ciencias Médicas de Pinar del Río
On-line version ISSN 1561-3194
VELIZ GUTIERREZ, José A et al. Ozonized oil: an effective alternative treatment for lower limb varicous ulcers at Primary Health Care System. Rev Ciencias Médicas [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.2, pp. 18-24. ISSN 1561-3194.
Varicous ulcers are frequent complications of the venous insufficiency of the lower limbs, leading to multiple local and systemic impairments, producing patients having bad quality of life. The aim of the present paper was to evaluate the scarring effect of oleozón®, on various ulcers of the lower limbs at the Primary Health Care level. A sample of60 patients were divided into two groups: A) 30 patients, receiving ozonized oil (oleozón®), B) 30 patients conventionally treated, in ambulatory way since January 2007 to May 2008. A good result was considered when after 45 days of treatment or before that time a partial or total remission was obtained, and failure when no remission was observed. X2 test was used to compare frequencies at 95 % of certainty. There was two fold number of cases under on remission in group A, showing the efficacy of the treatment, otherwise rebels to the conventional treatment.
Keywords : Lower limbs; varicous ulcers; ozonized oil; local treatment.